What to Consider When Finding Your Managed Print Partner

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Establishing a good relationship with your managed print services partner is a critical part of the process of setting up effective, efficient print management.

Let's back up though - why are you setting up managed print services in the first place? It's probably because you've heard that managed print can save up to 30% on print costs in your office, can greatly reduce wasteful printing and excessive print spending, and can increase your company's sustainability and productivity at the same time. It's a go-to solution for finding new ways to build efficiency into your business model and cut out unnecessary costs.

Now, read on to find out how to get the best managed print services for your team.

Primary Questions

Your primary questions will initially come from what you need in your office - this includes your print volume, print fleet, and print cost adjustments.

Then, here are some questions you'll want to ask:

  1. How is service and maintenance included in the managed print agreement?
  2. Explain how the print audit works and how the data is used.
  3. What areas of print will create the most savings?
  4. How do you managed supply ordering and oversight?
  5. What print environment recommendations do you typically make in our industry?

Then, you'll be on the right track to finding the vendor that fits your business the best

Managed Print Services and Solutions

Managed print offers so many services - from supply ordering to maintenance to cost management - and solutions for your print fleet, print policy, and print environment that you'll find the savings is just one benefit out of many. From efficiency to productivity to office workflows, managed print will help you get a handle on your operations.